I explore the opportunities generated by tech in the developing world.
My work has been featured by NPR, the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum.

On Sabbatical: Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University
Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research New England (2019-2020)
Co-founder, Precision Agriculture for Development

Curriculum Vitae

with Darrell Grissen
Accepted. World Bank Economic Review
Media coverage: NPR Morning Edition, The World Bank (syndicated to World Economic Forum), New Scientist, Radio New Zealand
Original proposal: Big Data for Development (posted 2010)
with Darrell Grissen
American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings (2018)
Working Papers
with B. Douglas Bernheim, Jeffrey Naecker, and Antonio Rangel
Rejected with an invitation to resubmit, American Economic Review

The Joint Network Structure of Spillovers and Policy: Evidence from a Mobile Phone Handout in Rwanda
In Progress
Manipulation Proof Machine Learning
with Joshua Blumenstock
Fieldwork in progress.
Welfare-Sensitive Machine Learning
with Joshua Blumenstock and Moritz Hardt
Transportation Networks
with Nick Tsivanidis
White Papers